Welcome, Western first-year students!

Get your college experience off to the right start by enrolling in a FIG. The First-year Interest Groups (FIGs) Program at Western Washington University presents an exceptional opportunity for new college students. Learn more!

Students who register for a FIG will enjoy many advantages:

  • Lock in the most popular classes early.
  • Get a guaranteed basic schedule.
  • Meet some of the best professors.
  • Make new friends.
  • Get help from experienced Western student advisors.
  • Learn new technologies.


Join us in Fall 2018 for our 19th successful year of the program and share the rave reviews of hundreds of other students.


Other First Year Programs

GUR Strands

Viking Launch

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Page Updated 03.21.2018